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07-August-2015
07-August-2015

Photographs supplied by Peter F Williams
A plaque commemorates the opening of the West Pilbara Water Supply in 1973. Three river gums were also planted to mark the occasion. 

Location

Address:Karratha Road, Karratha, 6714
State:WA
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -20.741124
Long: 116.84872
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Technology
Sub-Theme:Industry

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Friday 14th September, 1973
Front Inscription
   THIS PLAQUE WAS UNVEILED BY
THE HONOURABLE J.T. TONKIN M.L.A.
   PREMIER OF WESTERN AUSTRALIA
      ON 14th SEPTEMBER 1973
     TO MARK THE OPENING OF

THE WEST PILBARA WATER SUPPLY
Which Delivers Water From Millstream
                       To
Karratha, Dampier, Wickham and Cape Lambert.

The Three River Gums (Euc. Camaldulensis) Were Planted By
                 MR.C.L.SMITH
General Manager Operations
   Hamersley Iron Ore Pty.Ltd. 

       THE HON C.J.JAMIESON
Minister for Works and Water Supply

        MR.W.E.DOHNAL
President And Managing Director
Cliffs Western Australian Mining Co. Pty.Ltd. 



 
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